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2017 Hardware Thread

Question: 2017 Hardware Thread

Well it's that time of year where we have some interesting new Hardware choices

So Kaby-Lake has been released but honestly no need for it because Skylake performs pretty much the same or better at the same speed given Kaby-Lake can OC higher

Also we have The New Z270 Platform

Bunch of Intel refresh ......

Now we are on to AMD they have Ryzen that can compete with a 6900k CPU @3.6 Ghz with a Turbo that goes to 4.0 with more room to push

Also Vega GPU's

So what are your thoughts.............

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Preferred Solution: 2017 Hardware Thread

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Answer: 2017 Hardware Thread

Im falling behind a few generations now. May take the plunge this year for Z270/7770K

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after this:

http://www.darkreading.com/threat-i...es-with-$50-million-investment/d/d-id/1329496

Appguard a next BlackHat

http://www.crn.com/slide-shows/secu...ts-announced-at-black-hat-2017.htm/pgno/0/30

let see how they will break it ; will be good to improve it.
 

Answer:Appguard's News Thread (2017)

Wow pretty cool!

My vote. No but interested.
 

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I have traditionally used comodo firewall, but recently have had trouble with it's latest version. I am watching their forum board for user info, but there are still a lot of troubling accounts as of this date. Also, uninstalling when they put out a new updated version that malfunctions has been impossible for me in the last year, so I don't know what to do.

I hear ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2017 is a great firewall, but it does not work well with many anti-malwares. Does anyone know if it works with Emsisoft Anti-malware?

Thank you,
Elijah Gale.
 

Answer:divinenews config thread -2017

Suggestions:

Set UAC to Always Notify
Having four real-time solutions running at the same time is unnecessary. I'd suggest keeping Emsisoft and pairing it with either Zemana or SecureAPlus (SuperAntiSpyware's detection rate is absolutely awful which is why I don't recommend using it)
Switch AdBlock Plus to either uBlock Origin or Adguard (both provide better blocking by default and have lower memory usage overall)
Add HTTPS Everywhere to your browser(s)
What troubles have you been having with Comodo Firewall?
ZoneAlarm is another good option for a 3rd-party firewall. There's also SpyShelter Firewall although I've never used it myself so I can't comment on it.
You might also consider using something along the lines of Windows Firewall Control which is popular among those who wish to have fine-grain control over Windows Firewall.

Thanks for sharing.
 

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I have traditionally used comodo firewall, but recently have had trouble with it's latest version. I am watching their forum board for user info, but there are still a lot of troubling accounts as of this date. Also, uninstalling when they put out a new updated version that malfunctions has been impossible for me in the last year, so I don't know what to do.

I hear ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2017 is a great firewall, but it does not work well with many anti-malwares. Does anyone know if it works with Emsisoft Anti-malware?

Thank you,
Elijah Gale.
 

Answer:Elijah Gale's config thread -2017

Suggestions:

Set UAC to Always Notify
Having four real-time solutions running at the same time is unnecessary. I'd suggest keeping Emsisoft and pairing it with either Zemana or SecureAPlus (SuperAntiSpyware's detection rate is absolutely awful which is why I don't recommend using it)
Switch AdBlock Plus to either uBlock Origin or Adguard (both provide better blocking by default and have lower memory usage overall)
Add HTTPS Everywhere to your browser(s)
What troubles have you been having with Comodo Firewall?
ZoneAlarm is another good option for a 3rd-party firewall. There's also SpyShelter Firewall although I've never used it myself so I can't comment on it.
You might also consider using something along the lines of Windows Firewall Control which is popular among those who wish to have fine-grain control over Windows Firewall.

Thanks for sharing.
 

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We're happy to announce the release of Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit 1.09 Build 1403.
Build 1403 has the following fixes


[*]Fixed conflict with Symantec DLP
[*]Fixed conflict with Chinese banking software
[*]Fixed conflict with Sophos AV
[*]Fixed Edge browser crashes on Windows Insider Preview builds
[*]Fixed MS Office application crashes with MBAE
[*]Fixed conflict with McAfee HIPS
[*]Fixed false positives with Java Protection Technique
[*]Fixed a logging issue for critical errors
[*]Fixed service restart issues
[*]Fixed IE Freeze issues in Windows 7Click to expand...


This version is available only from updating from the program. The adjusting file of the new version isn't present.
Download curent version: https://downloads.malwarebytes.com/file/mbae_current

 

Answer:Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit 2017 Update Thread

Latest version is 1.09.1.1410

Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit
 

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I'm guessing we might be due a 2017 shipping dates thread now...  I ordered an X1 Carbon 2017/5th Gen (top spec except for i7-7500U & 512GB PCIe storage) in the UK on 24 Feb. The Digital River order status hadn't changed since then so I emailed customer services today, who said: "Unfortunately, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5G 20HR ordered is currently unavailable and, as a result, shipping has been delayed. Your new estimated shipping date is 31/03/17." Yet the delivery status on the UK Lenovo store still says "7 business days". It's not ideal for me as my X220 screen is failing, and may not last out another month. I think one or two people on here have received a new model X1C  - how long was it between order and delivery, and what model number do you have? TIA! Simon 





____________________X220 (4287CTO): i7, 16GB, m500 960GB, F5521gw, Win10, USB3 dock ~ usage: 75% docked with built-in & 2 ext displays, 25% on road

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Hi everyone, i have quite a few questions so i'll post separate threads rather than pollute one thread. I'm wanting to get something a lot better than windows defender. Comcast is my ISP so i can get NIS for free. As most of you are aware of Norton hasn't been doing a great job these days. There has been multiple vulnerabilities in its products that actually decreases the security of windows. Still NIS still does a pretty good job of scoring pretty well in the various test in terms of protection. I was thinking on going with either bitdefender or KIS but of course i would have to pay for those. If you were me would opt for NIS because its still pretty dang good and worlds better than bit defender or would you opt for one of the better products like KIS or bitdefender?
 

Answer:Kaspersky IS 2017 vs Norton IS 2017 vs Bitdefender IS 2017

bitdefender free+ CF and SAP i think will be good
 

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Question: Hardware Thread

Please put a reply with all the hardware that you can contribute to tactical folding, the hours per day you can run it, and an average time per frame for that machine. And a hours per day, if its not 24/7.

Heres mine:

RIG #1
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 3000+ 333FSB 2.16Ghz
RAM: 512MB DDR333
MOBO: Abit AN7 Ultra400

RIG #2
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 2000+ 266FSB 1.6GHz
RAM: 256MB PC133
MOBO: Pcchips LMR-7

RIG #3
CPU: Pentium M 1.4GHz Processor
RAM: 512MB
MOBO: Dell Inspiron 510m
Time per frame: 13m
 

Answer:Hardware Thread

Comp 1 -

Pentium 3 666mhz
192mb ram
unsure of mobo

pentium 3 745mhz
128mb ram
also unsure of mobo

pentium 4 2.4ghz
256mb ram
ASUS something

I'll post the motherboards if I can find out!
 

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Some IT professionals have to deal with hardware issues, software and anything else causing strife. That is what this is all about!
 

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Ohai.. You may remember me asking about my rig I was proposing.. This is my new build! -
Amazon.co.uk

Here we go -

One, Is everything compatible? I've looked.. Socket correct, RAM Supported, Graphics card suitable, and PSU is what I think is correct, considering I'm OC'ing the i5 to 4.5ghz.

Two, Can you push the CPU above 4.5Ghz? And is 4.5Ghz Stable?

Three, Can anyone find a reasonably priced case that'll fit everything? OR, will my current case (http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:A...wfm0pbknfabf4f)

Four.. Any other reccomendations that'd be better for cheaper/same price? It's a pretty tight buget. I was going to go for an XFX HD5850, but.. The ?93 version had sold out and I didn't want to pay full price off other vendors.

Amazon links would be good, or products that are on Amazon would be better. Thanks <3

Answer:Uber Thread of Hardware Questions.

I see one problem:

You've selected an H67 motherboard. That doesn't allow changing the multiplier on a k-suffix Sandy Bridge. (Basically, no overclocking.) If you wish to overclock, you'll need a P67 or Z68 motherboard.

A 500W power supply is the minimum recommended for the Radeon 6870. The Corsair one you specify may be OK, but you might want a bit more margin.

I don't own one, but the Cooler Master Hyper 212+ heatsink/fan is supposed to be among the best in its price range:

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories

The Arctic Silver is a traditional favorite, but their Matrix product:

Arctic Silver Incorporated - C?ramique 2

is all-dielectric. I think that it may not require as long a break-in period as the Artic Silver. I imagine that the thermal compound that comes with the heatsink is more than adequate, if you wish to save a few quid.

Will the 6870 fit in your case? (A part number would have been better than the low-res picture that you linked to.) The card is 26.2 cm long, which is fairly long.

You could consider a 6850 for the graphics card, such as:

XFX RADEON HD 6850 - Graphics adapter - Radeon HD 6850 - PCI Express 2.1 x16 - 1 GB GDDR5 - DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories

You'll give up some performance, but it ought to be in the same class.

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Hello, wasn't really sure where to post this but...man.

Side note:this laptop was dropped or stepped on. ill explain in post.

So my buddy asked me to fix his toshiba and i have been having a great time. but sadly cannot get any operating system to load. Here follows the system specs, what ive done so far, and my main errors im receiving.
OS: windows 7 home premium bios version/date tosinv - insydeh20 version 1.50 12/15/09 system type x86 family 6 model 23 stepping 10 Proc: intel(r) core(tm)2 duo cpu t6500 @2.10 ghz MAIN PROBLEM HD: toshiba mk25555gsx

So i started off by using f8 to access windows boot command, would not run command prompt or repair.

So....I pulled out my personal windows 7 home premium disk to see if it would respond better to that repair menu or access the command prompt with the repair tools but everytime right before the installation menu it would hang up, similiar with the f8 command.

shortly after I received an error stating no valid devices are found and it would no longer read my windows 7 installation disk....system retry failed or something..

so I pulled out a box of old crap moved aside a yearbook and found an old windows 98 cd and precided to try cd booting with that which was a success.

so then i was messing with dos and deleted my partitions and fdisk exited right after...woops thought i would be able to recreate those parts....anyways it closed down and was no longer able to read the drive. prompting a> on start haha and a si... Read more

Answer:installation or hardware, you decide...lol sorry if in wrong thread

so i go to the toshiba website and they say there is a hidden partition on the drive...maybe im in the wrong forum now....darn lol so i just tried to check this x drive for errors and it says its write protected. usb ports on the laptop are failing...

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Good evening everyone. Thanks for your access to this thread. I hope you to read and answer for this question.

I want to ask everyone that which software should I use for keeping security of my PC.

Now I am using Bitdefender Total Security 2017 as main anti-malware soft on my main desktop PC.
And also I was using F-secure SAFE as anti-malware soft on my PC until last week.

Yesterday, I heard that new Avast Antivirus 2017 was released, and new Avast Free is including behaviour scanning system.

I am having trouble deciding which software should I use as anti-malware soft.
Please tell me about your recommend.

I think that...

?Protection features
Better : Bitdefender 2017 > F-secure SAFE > Avast Free 2017

?Performance and speed
Lighter : Avast Free 2017 > F-secure SAFE > Bitdefender 2017

?the risk of false positive trouble
Bigger risk : F-secure SAFE > Avast Free 2017 > Bitdefender 2017

?SSL (HTTPS) Scanning is enable without fake SSL certificate to browser
Unnecessary fake certificate : Avast Free, F-secure
Need fake certificate : Bitdefender Total

F-secure SAFE is the very nice solution as protection from malwares and keeping speedy PC. But it is having big risk of false positive ratings; especially the website blocking is not good with many many false positive ratings. And, sometimes slow down my PC.

Bitdefender Total Security 2017 is the best solution as protection from malwares. This software is providing users very nice anti-malware solu... Read more

Answer:Avast Free 2017 vs F-secure SAFE vs Bitdefender Total Security 2017

Quick question, why Bitdefender Total Protection? Do you need ALL those additional features, or looking for an Antivirus only, because there are Bitdefender Antivirus Plus and Free versions.

What about other protection software like Emsisoft Anti-Malware/Internet Security or ESET Nod32 Antivirus/Internet Security?
 

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Hello, Guys!
I'm new on this forum but I Really Really like this good Forum
So I had Emsisoft for couple of months now
But Recently I've switched over to Avast Premier Beacuse I've never used Avast before So I wanted to try It out
But now I'm without any AV As I do not know what to Install Avast or Emsisoft!
I have licences for both So thats not the problem
Thanks In Advance And btw This forum really nice.
 

Answer:Avast Premier 2017 Vs Emsisoft Internet Security 2017

Both have excellent protection functions, but certainly they are two different security solutions.
I think the choice of one or the other one is really subjective, I've used Emsisoft for many years and it is my first choice
 

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College Football Picks 2017-2018 Season Charlotte at Eastern Michigan Eagles September 01, 2017 @ 06:30pm

Charlotte at Eastern Michigan Eagles

COMPUTER PREDICTIONS STRAIGHT-UP

TEAM SCORE PERCENTAGE TO WIN GAME
Charlotte 22.903 26%
Eastern Michigan Eagles 30.181 74%

COMPUTER PREDICTIONS AGAINST THE SPREAD

TEAM SPREAD TOTAL
Charlotte +14.0 59.5 over
Eastern Michigan Eagles -14.0 59.5 under

Get full analysis, detailed write-ups, and official picks at goo.gl/Xf3NiR
 

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My BD sub expires soon. Trying to decide whether I should switch to Norton 2017. It's my understanding that Norton is no longer the grand POS it used to be.

What say you?
 

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A couple of years ago I moved myself and some of the fam from Apple Everything to Windows 10. Yesterday however, I bought an new 2017 iPad. I really love the Surface devices, so why?
LEAVING THE PLATFORM BECAUSE OF WINDOWS MOBILE
First, because Microsoft are no longer supporting the phones that are in our house, we are being forced from that platform. So rather than living and breathing completely and happily inside the Microsoft ecosystem, I am now forced to diversify and go elsewhere. This really is a big deal, and changes my thinking from the unthinkable (leaving the MS ecosystem) to the possible (shifting back towards Apple). That being the case, why should I then buy a Microsoft Surface tablet (I was planning to buying a new Surface Pro M3) when I an now FORCED to be open to Apple and Android?
EASE OF MOVING PLATFORMS
Second, Microsoft have made my leap back to Apple so easy, because they have done what Apple and Google have refused to do, which is to make their software available on the others' platforms. Thus the transition to iPad is easy. For example, Word and PowerPoint are effectively free (via my 365 account that I will not be renewing at full cost next time; I will use the academic version which costs me almost nothing). Outlook on iPad is a great app (better than on PC platform). Lots of other apps that Microsoft that I use are also really nice on iPad (e.g. Wunderlist) and made the transition really simple and clean.
FACEBOOK
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Answer:I did the unthinkable and chose a 2017 iPad over a 2017 Surface Pro M3

Microsoft are no longer supporting the phones that are in our house, we are being forced from that platform
Can't make sense of that. Presumably you have really old windows phones that no longer get updates?
And what does that have to do with what tablet you use? Windows has timeline, cloud clipboard and a whole host of platform agnostic features coming this fall, so Windows will play nice with android or ios (better than those OSes play with any other).
You don't even need your tablet, desktop and phone to be the same platform. You just need the same services, which for MSFT, exist on every platform.

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Hi guys
Wich do you perfer?
 

Answer:avast 2017 or F secure 2017?

Avast has nicer user interface and more features besides that everything else is pretty similar.
 

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Hello,
On my Windows 10 pro PC, I'm running (BDTS 2017 + Voodoo Shield Pro + Malwarebytes 3), and this combo is very smooth for me, but when I saw the results of MT tests here : AV Test - MalwareTips - Bitdefender Report - March 2017 and here : AV Test - MalwareTips - Kaspersky Report - March 2017, I think that these tests demonstrated that Kaspersky did a better job then Bitdefender
So my question is to know if it is a good idea to replace BD by KIS on my config ?
Thanks
NB: I have paid keys for both
 

Answer:Bitdefender Total Security 2017 vs Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

1/ kaspersky with tweaked settings alone

2/ kaspersky, slightly tweaked + Voodoshield

3/ bitdedender with ATC = aggressive + ransomware protection enabled | Heuristics = normal
 

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Good evening everyone! Thank you for your access to here and reading my post.
Tonight, I want to ask you that how much the Avast Free Antivirus reaches some solid anti-malware software, which are the paid version.

Now I am using F-secure SAFE as Trial license on desktop PC, which is one of the mine.
It seems to nice for protect PC and F-secure SAFE is light despite it is one of the very strong scanning system as consumers.

But now, I am worrying about false blocking by browsing protection of F-secure SAFE.
In usually, f-secure is not making something to bad situation for me, I am feeling it.
But the Browsing protection feature of F-secure SAFE blocks websites too many times.
The most of sites,which were blocked by F-secure are obviously safe. Of cause, they are judged safe sites by other major antimalware soft (e.g. Avast, Bitdefender Total Security).

So I want to compare them; Avast Free Antivirus 2017 and F-secure SAFE 2017(or Internet Security 2017).
I want to ask you that which is the more strong software under the below situation...

1.
OS is Windows10 Home and updated with latest security patch.
2.
Main browser is the latest of Mozilla Firefox with ublock origin.
3.
If I use Avast Free 2017, I will configure some setting (e.g. File Shield, Mail Shield, Web Shield, and Behavior Shield) to aggressive security level. For example, I will configure by referring to this page avast! Optimal Protection settings by RejZoR​
I heard that the latest edition of Avast Free A... Read more

Answer:"Avast Free 2017 with aggressive setting" vs "F-secure SAFE 2017"

Try Avast with these settings. How to setup Avast Internet Security for Maximum Protection (2016 Guide)
 

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{Note from Moderator: Hi Rams16, you tacked your post onto an active thread, though marked Solved, these threads can become active sometimes, and it is always your best move to start your own thread when dealing with Hijackthis logs, malware, etc as it becomes way too confusing for all of us when more than one computer is being worked on in a thread> so, I have moved your post into a thread for you. Thanks. Some one will help you soon.} By Byteman

Hey, I'm suffering from the same problem too , I've read and followed the steps in your post so this is a copy from the notepad.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:17:15 PM, on 4/22/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Encarta\Encarta Premium DVD 2006\EDICT.EXE
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
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Answer:MSN Photo Album Virus {Moved to new thread from active thread}

Download this tool to your desktop:
http://www.uploads.ejvindh.net/rootchk.exe
Run the program. After a short time a logfile will turn up. Copy the contents of the log into the thread.

Notice: Some security-programs prevent the creation of dummy drivers with certain names. This may cause false positives. If the log of rootchk contains a lot of hidden drivers, you may want to turn of your security programs while rootchk is scanning (you should then unhook your network connection as well)

Download SDFix and save it to your Desktop.

Double click SDFix.exe and it will extract the files to %systemdrive%
(Drive that contains the Windows Directory, typically C:\SDFix)

Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, the Advanced Options Menu should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press Enter.
Choose your usual account.

Open the extracted SDFix folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.
Type Y to begin the cleanup process.
It will remove any Trojan Services and Registry Entries that it finds then prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
When the PC restarts the Fixtool will run again and complete the removal process then display Finished, press any key to end the script and load your... Read more

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I know 2017 version of avg devoloped from Avast. And also both of them use the same engine. But i want to ask you a question. Which one have more feature at the moment? And which one do you recommend to install my computer?

Sorry for my bad english.

Thank you in advance.

Best regards.​
 

Answer:Avast 2017 vs AVG 2017

Hey man. Of the two I would choose Avast, much more reliable and customizable.
My personal choice is Bitdefender though. I believe you could do some research on Youtube so that you form your own opinion. Here are some interesting channels:

The PC Security Channel [TPSC]
Malware Blocker
cruelsister1
Aca Faca

Make sure to post on Security Configuration Wizard forum your full setup after you made your choice
 

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quote from forumite Furkin:
"Is it possible for someone to start a new post - by proxy - so that I don't confuse other readers ?"
"I'm trying to ask a couple of questions in the normal way - in Tech Helproom, but for some reason, when I click 'submit', nothing happens. They don't appear in either the forum... or My Posts."
Is anyone else having the same problem?

Answer:Furkin's proxy Thread as he can't start New Thread

Just had a thought, did you remember to put some Tags for the new thread?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3890 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1721 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 464557 MB, Free - 295104 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NWQAA
Antivirus: COMODO Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
 

Answer:I was told to move my thread here, attatched is the thread

I'm not sure why you were told to post here in General Security. If malware is suspected, please start a new thread in the Virus & Other Malware Removal forum.

I'll close this one.
 

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I could only operate in safe mode with numerous other problems as stated in the original thread here -My linkHere is the requested dds log file:.DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385Run by maria at 19:33:17 on 2012-01-10Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2812.1216 [GMT -5:00].AV: Norton Internet Security *Disabled/Outdated* {88C95A36-8C3B-2F2C-1B8B-30FCCFDC4855}SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}SP: Norton Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {33A8BBD2-AA01-20A2-213B-0B8EB45B02E8}FW: Norton Internet Security *Disabled* {B0F2DB13-C654-2E74-30D4-99C9310F0F2E}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\servicing\TrustedInstaller.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetworkC:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Internet Security\Engine&#... Read more

Answer:New thread with a link to original thread and problem

I am sending the mini tool box through Email to my other laptop and posting it here now thanks:
MiniToolBox by Farbar
Ran by maria (administrator) on 10-01-2012 at 21:12:34
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************
========================= Flush DNS: ===================================
Windows IP Configuration
Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.
========================= IE Proxy Settings: ==============================
Proxy is not enabled.
No Proxy Server is set.
"Reset IE Proxy Settings": IE Proxy Settings were reset.
Hosts file not detected in the default directory
========================= IP Configuration: ================================
Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter = Wireless Network Connection (Connected)
Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller = Local Area Connection (Media disconnected)
The following helper DLL cannot be loaded: WSHELPER.DLL.

# ----------------------------------
# IPv4 Configuration
# ----------------------------------
pushd interface ipv4
reset
set global icmpredirects=enabled

popd
# End of IPv4 configuration

Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : maria-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : hsd1.nj.comcast.net.
Wireless LAN adapter W... Read more

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Always wondered how to do this. If i want to import a related thread into new posting how do i achieve this........well this is beginners lol

Answer:Attaching a previous thread into new thread

same as any other "click here". Right click on address bar >>> copy, then paste in the message box.

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I like to point to a Thread in the Thread Starter column to see what it's all about,in order to decide wether to open it or not.The problem is,while you're
reading such,it diasappears in a split second! Is there a way,that would permit me to be able to read everything that's printed there,without disappearing so quick? It would be nice.Thanks

VAN
 

Answer:Thread/Thread Starter Column

Check out my thread http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=36066

I had a more recent post on the same subject but cannot find it, just now.

Bazza

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Evanhoe said:



I like to point to a Thread in the Thread Starter column to see what it's all about,in order to decide wether to open it or not.The problem is,while you're
reading such,it diasappears in a split second! Is there a way,that would permit me to be able to read everything that's printed there,without disappearing so quick? It would be nice.Thanks

VANClick to expand...


 

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Just threw this article together, I want all the brain's in this forum to chip in and if there is anything missing from this article (at all!) let me know ASAP, in this thread.

A top quote :
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Previously we wrote a long post about Best Laptops for Hackers, which included a run-down on the best laptops for programming and penetration testing (pen-testing). This article turned out to be very popular even though it wasn't exactly intended to be that, now we are proud to finally publish the long-requested article of 'Best Laptops for Video Game System Emulation'.

The idea of this post is to give an accurate summary of which laptops are suited for, or adept at emulating various consoles and their games, and which ones also can easily perform these duties, at the lowest possible cost.

Now obviously, the better hardware you have the better your system will be at emulating other hardware/software. That doesn't necessarily mean a more expensive laptop. Where the demands of hacking and pen-testing demand vital and significant internal storage, the prerequisites for game emulation are generally just a good graphics processor, and good RAM/CPU.

Your laptop should also be in good working order and not muddled with high-risk pirated downloads and large bits of video. To emulate efficiently, you should also have as little processes and programs running in order for the emulator to run smoothly.

These are all common sense tips but...
If you are lo... Read more

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Question: best pcs 2017

Which one to buy from these?

1. Aspire TC Desktop - TC-780-UR12

Windows 10 Home
Intel® Core? i7-7700 processor Quad-core 3.60 GHz
Intel® HD 600 Series with Shared Memory
16 GB, DDR4 SDRAM
2 TB HDD
Keyboard and mouse included
30-day Microsoft Office trial included
2. Inspiron 24 7000 Touch

3. New XPS Tower Special Edition

4. Hp Pavilion All-in-one-27-a24ose

Windows 10 Home 64
7th Generation Intel® Core? i7 processor
16 GB memory; 1 TB SSHD storage
NVIDIA® GeForce® 930MX (2 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
27" diagonal FHD UWVA touch display
DVD-Writer
5. HP ENCY Curved All-in-one

Windows 10 Home 64
7th Generation Intel® Core? i7 processor
16 GB memory; 2 TB HDD storage; 256 GB SSD storage
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 950M (4 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
34" diagonal WQHD UWVA display

 

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I have a consult about my old XPS410 /Dimension 9200.It came with a mobo Dell E210882 zocket LGA775   Ram DDR2-800  (I have 6GB running goog) The bios's version is 2.5.3 SMBios version 2.3.Brings a processor Intel Core(TM)2 CPU [email protected] SL9ZL  3718A945.I was trying to install an Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 and mobo does not accept it..My questions are: Can I get a fastest processor that fits in the mobo? I have (perhaps) to change the mobo? You now better, wath can I do??
Best Regardas,
Fesco. 

Answer:Hi, I wish the best for everybody in 2017!!!

The E6700 is the fastest CPU you can use in that system.
The Q6700 should also work.

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My current set-up which i have recently changed.

Any comments or suggestions welcomed.

Many Thanks

Andy
 

Answer:AMD's set-up for 2017

I recommend Zemana Anti-Malware as a second on demand scanner.
Think about getting system image software (Macrium Reflect is great for this) in case very bad things happen and you want to restore your whole system in a few minutes.

Thanks for sharing your config!
 

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Question: 2017 X1 Update?

I was waiting for Apple to update the macbook pro line to replace my older x1, since I can't stand the touch row function buttons.  Of course Apple goes and releases their own version of the touch function buttons, which is the biggest reason I want to get rid of my machine.  So back to square one, I will probably just get another X1.  Are there any big updates due for 2017?  I know updated machines usually get released around late January / early February and was curious what is expected for next year. Thank you.

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I'm sure there are similar older threads, but things change quickly for VPN services and extensions.

I have used ZenMate, DotVPN and GOM VPN extensions in the past. But it's been over a year, and they seem to have changed. DotVPN didn't require sign-up when I used it for example, now it does.

Which VPN extension (for Chrome) do you use/recommend in 2017
 

Answer:Which VPN extension do you use in 2017?

None of those, I use Private Internet Access. However, it is paid
It has an extension for chrome but I mostly use the windows app.

My favourite free alternative in Chrome used to be ZenMate. I have some friends who use Hola free vpn but I've never tried it so I'm not sure it's any good. Well, it depends on what you want it for.
 

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I haven't used Mcafee in years, but thought I'd try out their new 2017 version for fun. It's fast, and much different than previous editions.

We should have some of you guys who are skilled at testing, give it a shake.
 

Answer:McAfee 2017 - I KNOW But This is Different.

Yes i have heard good things about it too,so i think it is a splendid request
 

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Question: 2017 4K V nitro?

Sorry if this is the wrong thread, couldnt find anything in regards to the v nitro series.  Ive been looking at a new laptop to replace my V3-771g from 5 years ago and im looking at the V nitro series. The 2017 models are finally for sale but none have a 4K screen. I was wondering if this feature will be released on later models or not at all. Thanks

Answer:2017 4K V nitro?

Hi,  It is likely that 4K models will be released, however, acer hasn't confirmed this and it is only public speculation. The top tier models seem to have a GTX 1060, which isn't good enough for 4k gaming. I'd still recommend the 1080p version 

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https://youtu.be/LbVKKYjCrjI
https://youtu.be/y9QrTrkuGQs
https://youtu.be/k_YtTDfrIfs

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Anyone know when will the new 2017 Envy AIO 34 All-in-one be available in Australia?













Solved!

View Solution.

Answer:Anyone know when will the new 2017 Envy AIO 34 All-in-one be...

Even the newer products are available in Australia. Here are the link: http://www.harveynorman.com.au/computers-tablets/computers/desktops-and-all-in-one/hp-envy-34-b010a-curved-34-all-in-one-desktop.html

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Hi there- At http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad_X1_Carbon_5th_Gen it doesn't appear you can order a US Region laptop with WWAN.  Are the US models WWAN upgradable?  Am I simply missing something?  We nabbed a couple 20HR000FU but there no WWAN slot and no antenna pigtails.  I'm guessing we're sending these things back? What should be our strategy for getting laptops with functioning WWAN? Thanks!Ryan

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I Just bought a 2017 XPS 13 ; Touchscreen Model ; i7 Processor with 16 GB of RAM 
and this *** machine is a toaster! 
Its just out of the box with windows 10 Pre Installed and its heating with or without the power plugged in. 
It  is getting hot to the point where I cannot use it anymore ( At the Table or in my lap ) 
Also on a full charge the battery capacity is reflecting as 3 hours and 30 minutes only. 
Is it normal? How do I fix this? I have done the BIOS update , System Firmware Upgrade etc. and everything is up to date. Tried reinstalling windows and also tried with the power saver mode but issue still persists. 
What to do?

Answer:XPS 13 , 2017 OVERHEATING!

You don't mention which XPS 13 you have but my 9365 gets warm when something is working.  Anti-virus scans, system maintenance and others will heat the system even when you are not using it.
My system will get to 112 °F near the back and mostly on the left side.

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Question: Gin update 2017

UAC is on before
 

Answer:Gin update 2017

Add uBlock/Adguard and HTTPS Everywhere to your browser.
Enable Smartscreen for File Reputation in the entire system.
Consider a backup solution such as Macrium Reflect or the default Windows Backup.
Thanks for sharing!
 

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Question: End of Vista 2017

I understand that Vista finishes in 2017. Can you expand on this for me?

I have Home Premium 32 bit at present and Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor seems to recognise only minor adjustments to be made. Would you suggest I upgrade now or wait until Vista ends?

Answer:End of Vista 2017

It will be just like XP. What it basically means is that there will be no updates from Microsoft for it. Vista will still work just like xp does still work.

If your happy with Vista then you can continue to use it for the rest of your life if you want.

What I recommend though is that do not use internet explorer use another browser. if you use it after the finish date as it will be vunerable and make sure you have a firewall and AV software protecting your system, but you should have that now anyway.

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Here is a Best Answer from a google product forum:

"When a Chrome extension is removed from the store, the developer of that extension can then submit a new version that doesn't violate the Chrome web store terms. If that new version is ready, they can submit it on his store dashboard page. However, because they violate the Chrome web store program. This extension will also get a manual review by a Google employee, to check if they meet Chrome web store guideline (that takes 48 hours). If OK, then you see the Chrome extension back in the store.

So the Wot Chrome extension is now safe."
 

Answer:Do you trust WOT again? - 2017

No i do not use WOT.
 

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Is the X1 Carbon 2017 with or without a fan. Is it useable with a dock having the screen lock'ed down, - without getting hot?

Answer:X1 Carbon 2017 fan?

Hi rodding,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding X1 Carbon 2017 is a fanless or not
rodding wrote:
Is the X1 Carbon 2017 with or without a fan.

The system is having fan & it requires Active Cooling. Also you can use system with dock and put the display on off it should work fine. 
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Hi, I just bought an XPS 8910 with 256 GB M2.SSD + 2GB HDD with 16GB DDR4 RAM.(Win10Pro) I installed whole necessary Sotwares, updates, etc.When I finish, I pluged in USB 3.0 Extern HDD (1TB)Then rebooted and started with Acronis TI 2017 CD.Till here everything works fine.TI does not recognised C:\ [M2.SSD] as normal but Extern HDD C:\ itself.So, I cant make any image copy with Acronis Live CDANY IDEA

Answer:M2.SSD Does not appear on Acronis TI 2017

The Chipset 8910 M2 drivers are not native to windows. You need to talk with Acronis about mass storage drivers.  There is support from Dell for Windows PE and DISM but it is not free.
Imaging using anything other than windows PE 10 and Microsoft Tools
is not supported by Dell or Microsoft. When you deploy a duplicated or imaged Windows installation, it is required that the System Preparation (Sysprep) tool is used before the capture of the image.
Dependencies
   You must run Windows Setup before you use Sysprep.
   You need a tool to capture an image of the installation, such as Microsoft DISM

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Question: pes 2017 crash fix

My pes 2017 crashes when am tryin to open general settings....
Am using
Windows 10 64 bit
Amd a10 8700p 6g+4c
Crimson relive
8gb ram
 

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Any other forum regulars in attendance today/tomorrow?
 

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More info: KFA\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS 2017: 17.0.0.577 - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Be a bit patient, still uploading installers
 

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Trang soi c?u chúng tôi gi?i thi?u cho cac b?n dàn xiên 3 mi?n phí víp cho các b?n tham kh?o là 15-68-87.

Lô 15 trong 100 ngày ra 36 ngày hi?n t?i 2 ngày ch?a ra.

Lô 68 trong 100 ngày ra 19 ngày, hi?n t?i 3 ngày ch?a ra.

Lô 87 trong 100 ngày ra 33 ngày, hi?n t?i 7 ngày ch?a ra.

Chúng tôi cung c?p dàn xiên 3 là mi?n phí nên nó ch? mang tinh ch?t tham kh?o. Tuy nhiên t? l? ra c?ng cao, b?n có th? tham kh?o ? nh?ng ngày tr??c ?? bi?t t? l? ra c?a nó nhé. N?u b?n mu?n l?y c?u t?t h?n th́ hăy vào c?u lô ?? l?y.
 

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Hi all,

About a week after my last visit I noticed a browser hijack. I opened a page and in just under a second the browser loaded a page claiming to be a Firefox update page, and it popped up a download window asking me to download a javascript file. It's been busy at work so I haven't had time to deal with this, but today it happened again and I was in the middle of typing in another application when this download popup took over and I'd hit the spacebar before I knew what was going on. So now I probably have something malicious and definitely need to make time to deal with this crap again.

Here are the FRST and MBR logs:




Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version: 11-03-2017 01
Ran by ****** (administrator) on ******-PC (11-03-2017 15:10:28)
Running from C:\Users\******\Desktop\Virus Stuff
Loaded Profiles: ****** (Available Profiles: ******)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/

==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================

(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)

(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCP... Read more

Answer:2017-03-11 - Back for more

Let's clean some trash from the machine before a FRST fix...

Clean up temp files and reduce startup load with CCleaner.
Note: This tool will clean your browsing history as well.

Download CCleaner from here.
After install Click Options.
Go to monitoring.
Uncheck All Monitoring items.
Go to advanced -- Click close program after cleaning.
Go to settings -- click run ccleaner when the computer starts.
Now that you have ccleaner installed and set-up:
Open the program.
Go to Tools
Go to Startup
Now double click each item. To Disable.
Leave only your antivirus enabled.
Then disable All items in your scheduled task as well.
Unless they are related to windows defender.Or your antivirus.
Reboot the machine.

ZHP Scan.

Please download Zhp Cleaner to your desktop. Right Click the icon and select run as administrator.


2. Once you have started the program, you will need to click the scanner button.

The program will close all open browsers!
3. Once the scan is completed, the you will want to click the Repair button.

At the end of the process you may be asked to reboot your machine. After you reboot a report will open on your desktop.

Copy and paste the report here in your next reply.
Rogue Killer Scan.

Download RogueKiller -- (Portable) -- from one of the following links and save it to your Desktop:

Link 1
Link 2
Close all other the running programs
Disable ALL Antivirus -- Antimalware -- Applications.
Right Click Rogue Killer and Run as Administrator.
Cli... Read more

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ummmmmm... This is July 16, 2017 and this just started up for me in the last 3 weeks or so.... thought it was me or the result of an update. Any new ideas?

Answer:Still happening in 2017!

erm... hard to say as happening/event to which you refer isn't exactly clear from what you post here...?Perhaps a few more details might be in order?

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Backup browsers: stock, preinstalled M$ IE / Edge set to clear browser data on exit
Clearing TEMP folder manually
Thread might be updated in case i switch to another AV vendor for testing purposes
My main machine has the same config, however uses M$ Windows 10 x64 Pro, with M§ Account
AVG is set up to max HEUR on my main machine
Suggestions are welcome
& thank you guys for reading

 

Answer:Der.Reisende Sec 2017+

Nothing to add. How is AVG 2017? Wanted to test this one in my VM
 

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Not sure if this is the result of the ?Creator Update or coincidental hardware fail.
Yesterday my HP6735S laptop running W10 Home since last year was offered an update from v1607 (I think) to the latest. I allowed this to go ahead and waited .. and waited for about 4.5 hours all told.
Eventually it finished and after logging in again it appeared to be working.
After being left for a while it turned itself off - as normal.
I then tried to turn it on with the following result:-
Blue power light ON
WiFi LED Orange (Off)
HDD activity LED flashing Orange (Normally Blue)
DVD drive seeming to try accessing (Empty at the time)
Display Blank
Caps Lock LED flashing occasionally
Pressing and holding the power button turns Off as normal.
Tried removing battery and starting with adapter - same.
Tried putting in W10 *.iso DVD - same.
I can read the HDD in a caddy on another PC and it seems to be OK
(Except the small (100M) system partition reports empty)
I have 3 normal partitions:
Windows 7 (~100G)
Windows 10 (~100G)
Data (~500G)
I usually had to select W7 or W10 at start up.
Unfortunately I cannot run your SysInfo utility for obvious reasons.
Procesor is dual core AMD Turion X2 64bit with 4G RAM (2 x 2G)
Laptop came with (250G HDD)/Vista originally which I replaced with XP.
The HDD was later replaced with 1T HGST and installed W7.
W10 was installed using the code from W8 (bought) as a dual boot.
Any ideas?
 

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Hello Forum
Windows 10 Pro + K?s 2017
+
Appguard
or
HMP.A
or
Re-HIPS
or
Shadow Defender?

No shady or nasty stuff
Safe browsing

Tnx
 

Answer:Which one(s) to complement KIS 2017?

Shadow Defender for system wide virtualization.. or you could uninstall KIS and use AppGuard + HMP.A + Re-HIPS + Shadow Defender for signature-less protection
 

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I have an old compaq laptop that uses windows xp. When I turned it on and connected to the internet it didn't go to any websites. Can I still use this computer? If so, How do I get online? Also, How do I upgrade to a newer version of windows?
 

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Question: F-Secure 2017

When will the new version of the F-Secure 2017?
Competition already has new versions.
What new can we expect from the new version of F-Secure in 2017 in addition to the improved engine?
 

Answer:F-Secure 2017

nastavnikhe said:


When will the new version of the F-Secure 2017?Click to expand...

Hmm... Either before 2017 starts or sometime during 2017 maybe?

nastavnikhe said:


What new can we expect from the new version of F-Secure in 2017 in addition to the improved engine?Click to expand...

Hopefully good zero-day behavioural protection features, such as virtualisation utilisation (via usage of hardware technology like VT-x/AMD-V SVM).
 

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Read more: http://pcmag.com/security-devices-p...er-box-wants-to-help-you-avoid-phishing-scams

The new Box V2 includes all of these features, plus an enhanced assessment tool that scans for weak or default passwords and other vulnerabilities hackers could exploit.

New Features
Leverages heuristic data gathered by Bitdefender about what safe and normal network traffic looks like, should it detect anything untoward?exploits, brute-force attacks, port scanning?the Box blocks access.

Monitor where you enter personal information?such as address, Social Security number, etc.?and prevent you from accidentally submitting that data on fraudulent or insecure websites.

Improved Hardware
Dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor
1GB of DDR3 memory
4GB of eMMC/NAND storage
Supports Dual Concurrent 2.4GHz and 5GHz
802.11n MIMO 2x2 + 802.11ac MIMO 33 AC1300
Two 10/100/1000 BaseT Ethernet ports

The beefier hardware is designed to run more activities locally, from the Box V.2 itself.

Price and Licensing
The Box Version 2 is expected to retail in the sub-$200 range, and will go on sale later this year with pre-orders beginning in summer 2017. Bitdefender says it will likely keep both devices on the market to provide different price points. Either device comes with a free year of security coverage from Bitdefender, which will cost consumers $99 a year afterwards.

Both BOX devices are now part of Bitdefender Total Security £34.94 at BitDefender UK and provide consumers with unlimited lic... Read more

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Question: Kaspersky URP 2017

URP 2017: ????????????????? ?????? ?? ???????? ????????????? - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Usability Research Project

Does anyone have a good idea then it writes in Forum to time unfortunately only in Russian

enjoy
 

Answer:Kaspersky URP 2017

For 2015 version it was also an URP In English section of the forum... We'll see if this time They do the same...
 

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Question: F-Secure 2017

F-Secure products for home


F-Secure total security and privacy​
Complete protection for online safety and privacy​
Protect all your devices against viruses and online threats​
Surf the web anonymously and access blocked content​


F-Secure SAFE​
Protect all your devices (PCs, tablets, smartphones and Mac's) with one service​
Quick and easy for you to install​
Stay safe from online threats​


F-Secure Freedome​
Block intrusive tracking to protect your privacy and browse faster​
Access blocked content by changing your virtual location​
Connect safely to any public Wi-Fi with an encrypted connection​


F-Secure KEY​
Store all your passwords and credentials securely​
Generate strong and unique passwords​
Auto-fill your passwords on log-in pages​


F-Secure Booster​
Clean up your devices​
Get better performance and stability​
Speed up your devices​


F-Secure Internet Security​
Simple, affordable and dependable​
Automatic protection against viruses, malware and all online threats​
Secure Internet surfing with Browsing Protection​


F-Secure Anti-Virus​
Protect your computer against viruses, spyware and other malware​
Advanced malware removal technology​
Stop harmful attacks on your computer​

Free products and tools
F-Secure SEARCH​
Ensures safety of your search results​
Provides website... Read more

Answer:F-Secure 2017

is that ultralight antivirus included in the new product line?
 

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Spoiler: Changelog
This version fixes the following issues:
? Fixed a rare Chrome crash when accessed from the upgrade page
? Fixed Profile not scrolling to the bottom
? Fixed a crash when downgrading the product
? Fixed a crash caused by Device Management
? Fixed a issue where the Anti-Spam events would not show up in the Notifications tab
? Fixed a rare crash where the installer would crash at system check
? Fixed a issue where the Drives and Devices would be greyed-out on a limited account
? Fixed a issue where the Vulnerability Scan would show notifications when there are no vulnerabilities
? Bitdefender Agent Schedule has been set back to 1 min
? Fixed a graphical issue in Scan Reports
? Fixed a issue where the Firewall would block the printer
? Fixed a issue where the WMI Provider Host would eat unnecessary CPU
? Fixed a issue where the Remember This Website on SafePay would have no effect
? Fixed a crash on systems with their language set to Greek
? Fixed a rare crash when the system comes out of sleep
? Fixed a issue where the Scan USB Devices function would automatically immunize them as well
? Fixed a issue where the Paranoid Mode will remain enabled even after disabling the Firewall or the AV
? Fixed a issue where the Agent login page would be blank due to IE security settings
? Added Whitelist option under Web Protection
? Fixed a crash caused by IE
? Fixed a rare crash caused by the Update engine
? Fixed a issue where P... Read more

Answer:Bitdefender 2017 21.0.18.967

The best AV in the world for 5 years nowand the best interface(i think).
Bitdefender 2016-17 have saved me from 4 ransomeware attack the last 3 weeks.
 

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A video resume lets the employer see you and hear your story via our Happy Minds APP, In fact, your 60 second video resume can give you a better chance at showcasing your skills and work you've accomplished. Take few minutes of your time to get your career graph shaped. Download our app to search and apply for jobs. Create your video profile right from your mobile, go video and get noticed.
 

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A slight problem I have had for a while now which has recently become more frequent and problematic:

The Windows XP Hardware Insert and Hardware Remove sound effects keep playing, one after the other, at varying speeds and regular intervals, when there is no hardware being inserted or removed!

Furthermore, when this happens it affects the computer adversely, causing it to hang momentarily while the 2 sounds play. This is a particular pain when recording video, as it leaves moments of frozen frames on the file.

It used to occur quite rarely, but at the moment it is very frequent and is driving me up the wall!

Any help would be really appreciated, thanks.
 

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I'm having some real issues with my Dell XPS 400 and I'm desperately seeking help. I'm running WinXP Pro and this pc
is only about 16 months old. It has the original factory installed ram (1 gig) , a 320 gig hard drive and the processor is an
Intel ViiV. I have been getting a blue error screen with ***Hardware Malfunction - Call your Hardware Vendor for Support - Parity Check
/ Memory Parity Error - System was halted*** that lasted for a few hours. I had to hold the power button in for several seconds each time
to shut it down. I ran both the Microsoft Windows Memory Diagnostic tests, as well as the Memtest 86 , each several times. The results were always
"no memory errors". I attempted a few times, unsucessfully, using the F11 key to reach the Acronis recovery partition. I booted using my XP
disk but was unable to re-install. Windows would begin to load and then the blue screen with the same error message would occur. Finally,
I was able to access the Acronis recovery manager and restore my pc but on reboot it began to run ChkDsk. Now it keeps rebooting and running
a new disk check over and over and over..........................I have tried to cancel the ChkDsk using the keyboard but it keeps running. I'm at a loss, as to what else,
if anything I can do, (besides ripping my hair out by the roots)
 

Answer:Solved: HELP? Hardware Malfunction - Call your Hardware Vendor for Support - Parity Check

UPDATE: I was waiting for the Dell hardware diagnostics test results to finish. It took several hours and basically the same result as the memory tests. No hardware failure, I'm thinking motherboard?
 

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A slight problem I have had for a while now which has recently become more frequent and problematic:

The Windows XP Hardware Insert and Hardware Remove sound effects keep playing, one after the other, at varying speeds and regular intervals, when there is no hardware being inserted or removed!

Furthermore, when this happens it affects the computer adversely, causing it to hang momentarily while the 2 sounds play. This is a particular pain when recording video, as it leaves moments of frozen frames on the file.

It used to occur quite rarely, but at the moment it is very frequent and is driving me up the wall!

Any help would be really appreciated, thanks.

Answer:Random Hardware Remove/Hardware Insert sounds causing major problems

Hello Duke1401.
Could you please give details of any USB Devices you may have inserted?

Thanks,
Jordan

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Tor Browser v7.0.5 Released ( 4 Sep 2017)

https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-browser-705-released

This release makes HTTPS-Everywhere compatible with Tor Browser on higher security levels and ensures that browser windows on macOS are properly rounded.

The full changelog since Tor Browser 7.0.4 is:
All Platforms
Update Torbutton to 1.9.7.6
Bug 22989: Fix dimensions of new windows on macOS
Translations update

Update HTTPS-Everywhere to 2017.8.31
Update NoScript to 5.0.9
Bug 23166: Add new obfs4 bridge to the built-in ones
Bug 23258: Fix broken HTTPS-Everywhere on higher security levels
Bug 21270: NoScript settings break WebExtensions add-ons

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v5.34.6207 (12 Sep 2017)
Browser Cleaning
- Firefox: Internet History cleaning rule no longer removes Favicon content

General
- Minor GUI improvements
- Minor bug fixes
 

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I installed an M.2 SSD in the open slot to go with my mechanical hard drive that came with it. It was an SSD that was used a the boot drive of a desktop and I was not able to format it before installation. When the new drive is installed the laptop will not power on. When removed it powers on a boots normally. What do I need to do?

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So it's already July and why not take the time and talk about what password manager do we use as of 2017.

Are you using the native password manager of your browser ? And if you're using a third party one, is it open source such as KeePass or proprietary, stored locally or cloud based, used on your PC only or on all your devices ? And if happen to don't use any password manager at all, what's your trick to ensure your online safety ?

This is not a comparison or about what's THE best password manager, but about what's your favorite one and why you use it. And of course all related talks such as 2 step authentification, password strength, etc...
 

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here is my new 2017 Config , waiting for your opinions on it

( come on guys tell me its great : )))) )
 

Answer:Mr.Pr Security Configuration 2017

First of all, you are at risk: you shouldn't play with Malware on your host machine. System utilities are optimising software (CCleaner, for example)
 

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My new configuration focused on being lightweight while not shitting on protection. Webroot with whitelisting on stops most malware in its tracks, UAC as well, Anti-Exploit stops payloads from even hitting, and DNSCrypt secures DNS. Acrylic DNS and uBlock gets rid of all advertisements that lead to malware, and a strict popup blocker to prevent popunders. Syncthing syncs with a central server at home running a hardened Arch Linux box. Bitlocker acts as endpoint protection. No system imaging is used.

Note; I used pruned EasyList and EasyPrivacy lists here (without the whitelisting). They are all separated into modules giving me the ability to pick and choose. GitHub - easylist/easylist: EasyList filter subscription
 

Answer:SecurityDolphin New Security 2017

Hello and welcome to MalwareTips. I hope you enjoy your time here in our forums.
 

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changed from windows 10 to 7. Because i found it a little heavy on my 2gb ram. also i am thinking of upgrading ram as at this moment my ram usage is 66%(though it was 75-85% for Windows 10!).
 

Answer:New Configuration of sona 2017

I recommend doing a system image backup .
 

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Hi all,

having Kasperky in place and application control configured so that just special applications are allowed to access my private files (docs, pictures, ...) I am asking my self if there will be a benifit of playing with AppGuard.
I know that there are people here on MT that are big fans of AppGuard, so here is my question:

What can I do with AppGuard that I can't archive using Application Control from KTS?

Thanks and cheers
 

Answer:KTS 2017 is there any benifit of using AppGuard?

@Glashouse
Can you write how did you make Kapsersky like you say?What is you changed settings?Can you put here Kaspersky setting pictures?
 

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I've been using my X1 Yoga 2017 for a few weeks now and I've noticed that when I'm doing simple things like checking email, browsing the web etc. the fan kicks in sporadically. The is most noticeable when I first power on the computer, or wake it up from sleep The problem is that the fan is pretty loud, for example, if I'm sitting in a meeting and the fan kicks in then its pretty audible to most people in the (small) room Is there a way to control the fan RPM or at least reduce the fan noise in some way so that its not so noticeable? I would prefer not to have to open up the computer to do any work (e.g. reapplying TIM) Currently my CPU temp is 48C, but it goes up to 84C usually straight after windows starts and thats when the fan really kicks into high gear

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I'm finally going to update my old Office 2003. As its close to the end of the year, just wondering if Microsoft is planning an "Office 2017" in the near future?

Answer:Microsoft Office 2017?

fireberd said:

I'm finally going to update my old Office 2003. As its close to the end of the year, just wondering if Microsoft is planning an "Office 2017" in the near future?



Hi there

Probably not - might be one for 2020 or whatever -- I get the impression that Ms wants to expand its cloud services and put as many people on to Office 365 with the subscription model.

Office 2016 though is still the current Non subscription model and I'm sure that will not need updating for quite a few years -- after all how many people in offices write documentation in totally NEW formats.

Office 2010 still works fine as does Office 2007 so I wouldn't be too worried about needing the latest and greatest office version.

The only major change might be in things like "Groupware" - which is irrelevant for a single user on a standard PC.

I've ZERO intentions of using Cloud services or buying into monthly / yearly subscriptions -- however like all these things YMMV though.

Cheers
jimbo.

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Microsoft states after you install the patch needed for CVE-2017-8563 on domain controllers that you need to also create a registry key (LdapEnforceChannelBinding) on your DCs. My question is, do clients need to install the related KB for this CVE as well
in order for things not to break? Or do clients only need the KB installed if you set the DWORD to value 2 for enabled,always? "Before you enable this setting on a Domain Controller, clients must install the security update that is described
in  CVE-2017-8563. Otherwise, compatibility issues may arise, and LDAP authentication requests over SSL/TLS that previously worked may no longer work. By default, this setting is disabled."
This is the article I am referring to:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4034879/how-to-add-the-ldapenforcechannelbinding-registry-entry 
Path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/System/CurrentControlSet/Services/NTDS/Parameters
Key: LdapEnforceChannelBinding
?DWORD value: 0 indicates disabled. No channel binding validation is performed. This is the behavior of all servers that have not been updated.
?DWORD value: 1 indicates enabled, when supported. All clients that are running on a version of Windows that has been updated to support channel binding tokens (CBT) must provide channel binding information to the server. Clients that are running a version
of Windows that has not been updated to support CBT do not have to do so. This is an intermediate option that allows f... Read more

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Should I buy the surface pro 2017 I7 16GB or I5 8GB? Or maybe even look at the Surface laptop with the same specs? The only reason I am more leaning for the Surface pro is because the keyboard is replaceable. I don't know how well the laptop keyboard will hold up. Thank y'all for the help.

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Bitdefender 2017 Beta is ready for feedback. Starting July28th you can use your great skills and join the bug hunt.

You?ll have the opportunity to test Bitdefender's new security products for Windows, Mac OS, and Android, as well as our improved security hub, Bitdefender Central.

We?ve prepared really cool prizes for the best of you and an awesome surprise!

Answer:Bitdefender 2017 Beta

I'm more interested on their free antivirus beta version than this. Don't need PC optimization, junk cleaner or their firewall feature as Windows firewall and CCleaner is already good.

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Intel has released new Microcode Data File for N4200 processor and many other processors, when Acer going to update bios for ES1-533, last one was from February 2017 (1.08)https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26925/Linux-Processor-Microcode-Data-File?product=95592

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We going to see new Microsoft phones in 2017 or is the Lumia 950 and 950XL the last we are going to see? I know others are out there, HP, Samsung et al but want more love from Microsoft!

Answer:New Microsoft Phones in 2017?

Right now there's no indication of Microsoft relaxing any phone this year
Sent from Idol 4s

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Solus released snapshot 2017.04.18.0 today. Release notes are here for those interested.
 

Answer:Solus 2017.04.18.0 Released

Interesting. I've been playing alot with Ubuntu MATE recently and its by far the least annoying of the Linux distros I've tried in recent memory. This looks similar. Are you familiar with Solus? What about it stands out from the Mint's, Ubuntu's and others?
 

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that's what it is

I made a new thread because you can't edit old ones anymore. They are being archived.
 

Answer:Shmu26 Config in 2017

I have nothing to add here, you are protected.

Thanks for sharing.
 

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Question: Terene 2017 config

I have HP envy 17, Intel Core i7 processor 32 GB memory, 512 GB SSD storage.
 

Answer:Terene 2017 config

If you do not use Internet Explorer, it can be uninstalled / disabled by turning it Off from Windows Features.
 

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Hi,
this is my config. Deployed on one machine desktop .
thanks
 

Answer:my Security Configuration 2017

Add Zemana and Malwarebytes to on demand
HTTPS Everywhere to chrome

Done!
 

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Hello All

Some good news for XP and Vista users.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/
Regards SilverSurf
 

Answer:Firefox supports XP at least to Sep 2017

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...or-windows-xp-and-vista-until-september-2017/

http://news.softpedia.com/news/mozi...-firefox-on-windows-xp-and-vista-511294.shtml

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Before you install the update released today (9 May) be careful and take precautions.

It installed to my PC when I started it earlier, though I didn't know it. The PC had restarted and was stuck at the blue window start up screen, the little dots just happily spinning around. It sounds like Windows has started but the start up screen won't go away.

I got on my laptop to start researching the problem, not knowing about the update/restart. I found a couple things online I tried and even posted a question in the general forum. As I tried accessing my PC with a Win10 repair disk, my laptop updated and requested to restart. I wasn't using it right then and told it okay. Lo and behold, after it restarted, the laptop did the same thing as the PC, the start up screen that won't go away.

Hardware wise, there is no cross over between. The PC is a 4 year old BYOPC with an i7 processor and NVidia graphics. The laptop is a 10 year old HP Pavilion with a Core 2 Quad processor and AMD graphics.

I have had to resort to using my wheezy HP Slate10 HD tablet to post this warning.

Answer:Be Careful With The 9 May 2017 Update

My Win10 RTM Version 1607 Build 14393 updated this afternoon and no problems.

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Zonealarm 2017 is here

ZoneAlarm® PRO Antivirus + Firewall version 15.123.17051

New: Anti-Phishing Extension
Improved: Product update notifications.
Improved: Stability and performance enhancements.
ZoneAlarm Pro Antivirus software release history official page

https://www.zonealarm.com/
 

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Version: 21.0.25.80
This version fixes the following issues:
? Rare issue where the Virus Shield would report a invalid current state 0
? Rare issue where the interface would go transparent while connected via RDP
? Firewall crash caused by late BFE startup
? Widget not saving its position after reboot

The following improvements were included:
? Added support for Korean and Vietnamese
? Product interface fixes and improvements
? Interface functionality
? Rescue mode changed to Rescue Environment under Windows 10
? SafePay's ability to handle foreign languages
? FileShreder engine functionality
? Event engine functionality
? Update engine functionality
? Agent's functionality
? Wallet's compatibility with several websites
? Wallet's ability to handle browser extensions

Latest Changelog

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017 21.0.25.80
Online: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/bitdefender_antivirus.exe
XP | Vista: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/xp-vista/bitdefender_antivirus.exe

Bitdefender Internet Security 2017 21.0.25.80
Online: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/bitdefender_isecurity.exe
XP | Vista: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/xp-vista/bitdefender_isecurity.exe

Bitdefender Total Security 2017 21.0.25.80
Online: https://download.bitdefender.com/windows/installer/en-us/bitdefender_tsecurity.exe
XP | Vista: https://download.bitdefe... Read more

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Hello,
I have an old PC with an OEM Windows Vista License key. Is it possible for me to downgrade this license to XP?
If it is possible, is the process still the same as the one i found on other forums (i.e. install XP on that machine, enter the Vista key, and for the activation call Microsoft)? Or did the procedure change since neither of these OS are supported anymore?

Thank you in advance!

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I am really inclined to get the new Surface Pro, and was wondering if it could run this game.
Here are the gaming specs off of Origin.com.
Minimum Specifications:
OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 - 64-Bit
CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 965 @ 3.4 GHz
RAM: 8GB
Hard Drive Space Required: 30.0 GB
Minimum Supported Video Cards: NVIDIA GTX 460 or AMD Radeon R7 260
DirectX: 11.0
Recommended Specifications:
OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 - 64-Bit
CPU: Intel i5-3550K @ 3.40GHz or AMD FX 8150 @ 3.6GHz
RAM: 8GB
Hard Drive Space Required: 30.0 GB
Minimum Supported Video Cards: NVIDIA GTX 660 or AMD Radeon R9 270
DirectX: 11.0
Thank you so much!

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I have "AShampoo Burning Studio 2017". I want to take for example, certain songs from 3 CD's and burn them to one CD.
However, I'm lost on how to do it.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks, Phil

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I want to buy an HP Pavilion 17-ab004na  at this link: http://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=W7Q46EA&opt=ABU&sel=NTBbut I need it to support AptX Bletooth.Any drivers please?

Answer:AptX on HP Pavilion 2017

Hi, Buy a different one or something to add in. But becareful:       https://www.facebook.com/notes/vas-tian/buyers-of-aptx-supported-usb-bluetooth-dongles-beware-you-ma... Regards.

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Mcafee AntiVirus Plus 2017 Features:
1- Unlimited Licensees Windows,Androis,IOS.
2-Antivirus + antispyware + Malware + spyware
3-Web Protection : Site Adviser URL Malicious Blocking (Firefox + Chrome + IE)
4- File Shredder
5- Firewall Two Way
6-Qiuck Cleaner
7-Vulnerability Scanner
8- Free Support
9-Award Winning Usability (AV-TEST)
10-Top Rated Performance after ESET (AV-Comparatives June 2017)

 

Answer:McAfee AntiVirus plus 2017

And that's why performance tests shouldn't be taken very seriously.
Mcafee had top rated performance in Av-comparatives? Because I believe they did pretty bad in Av-test.
 

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